Smart Tabbed Dialog Control

‘Smart Tabbed Dialog Control’ is an Extended Tab ActiveX control for ‘Visual Studio 6’ and ‘.Net’ Environments, for Windows™ operating system. SmartTabs Provides an Unique and Different method of displaying multiple dialogs or Pages, by displaying tabs as found in a file cabinet. This Easy to use control Provides Numerous appearances and color systems and different styles for working with the Control. Control features design time tab manipulation and control containment for faster development.


Tab Control Features

Smart Tabbed Dialog Control offers many features and Styles. Below are some features.

  • Windows XP support in all Operating Systems.
  • Background pictures
  • Icons on individual tab.
  • Enabled/disabled tabs
  • Shared And non-shared controls on each different tab.
  • Design time setting for shared controls
  • Wizard style pages
  • Support for new* luna colors
  • Support for NoteOne colors
  • As many as 32767 tabs on each tab control.
  • 13 different tab appearances.
  • 3 New color schemes
  • Default and customized color-systems
  • Office – 2003 color support with Office 2003 style Tabs
  • Tab control with or without client area
  • 2 tooltip styles.[standard & balloon styles]
  • Different Tooltips for each tabs
  • Hot tracking of tabs.
  • Extensive support for design and run-time scrolling of tabs
  • 4 different control alignments
  • Latest MS Visio style included.
  • Optional properties like bold-Selected,focus rectangle etc.
  • Optional system default Tab Control look.
  • Run Time Add and remove of Tabs.
Supported Languages and IDEs

Smart Tabbed Dialog Control supports Visual Basic 6.0 only as this Control is especially built for VB. Even though it is an ActiveX control it cannot be used with other control containers (such as Visual C++, Delphi, etc.) as these do not offer Containment Of Control. It is possible to use the tab control without control containment in many other environments, however we only support this product when used with Visual Basic 6.0.


You can Distribute the control with applications that uses Smart tabbed Dialog Control royalty free in case of the registered copy.Design time features Will not be available at the shipped place.This requires the licensed version of the Control.

Environments Supported

The Smart Tabbed Dialog Control is supported on Windows 98 / ME / 2000 /  XP / vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 and Windows 10.